300 nuns attend ''Sister Act'' screening -- Disney stages the promotional event
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Disney invited a large group of sisters — the religious kind — from all over New York City for a screening of Sister Act, starring Whoopi Goldberg as a lounge singer who hides out in a convent. Publicity stunt aside, 300 bona fide nuns showed up, seemingly shy but full of merriment after a few diet Cokes. ”Oh, God!” was a frequent utterance during the film. And one doubled-over nun was laughing so hard she said, ”I think I’m going to throw up.” At movie’s end, one sister attested, ”Nuns love people, and that showed on screen.”

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